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there's a big pole but you. could just stop swinging now that would be right. it takes room five minutes to get to the top and if you manage to cling on you're in for a treat. this is the highest braai on the black sea coast meters above the sea level. discovers incredible. maybe a little bit windy and a bit wobbly. to restore to arrive here in april when the season can continue into october. attractions to me area are good to appeal to the whole family and i wanted to check out one of its newest success stories. people come from all over russia to visit the black sea coast but if you're looking for a different sort of multiculturalism it's probably a pretty good place to start. new flamboyant names here this is simply called
old park and surely it's not very old it's old but take a walk around and you'll soon get the picture. who needs a foreign holiday when you can come here you got the pyramids of egypt the temples of ancient greece. and even a roman pavilion all in less time than it takes you to. architect alexander alexei of open the park back in two thousand and four with a membership plan in mind. we were out to get together many cultures within the space or east west caucasus russia. these architectural structures are filled with substance and as you look around you begin to realize that the culture of humankind is a synthesis of many cultures races the whole period from ancient designs all the
way to modern architecture. alexander has areas dedicated to more than ten different cultures and we. paid all respects to zeus and we found ourselves in ancient egypt. it may be a little smaller than the pyramids of giza but it's based on but it's certainly boasting some fine acoustics. so. listening he can't have been too impressed with all singing as it probably began to rain. it was a perfect moment mujahid indoors and visit the punks medieval town and there's a bird's eye view of the grounds. here we are james this is our territory with him is to build a space where architecture and nature into the harmony where we all want to be.
but if your fortune has something to do with the docs a probably a pretty good place to start and if you go there early enough they'll be plenty of fishermen setting off for the morning catch. one of the best things to me about. so that's why we're. going to take the place we can collect sit down there. sam. will work from the stir. so his crew will muscle and. they've been breeding the tasty mollusks for three years but they're already proving very popular. i can tell you that as far as the function is concerned this is a budding market. traditionally people here ate shish kabob sunfish and now there's a great demand for seafood not only locally but also in moscow st petersburg and
elsewhere there were no shellfish an oyster is in the menu bar the restaurants only local people like to cook shellfish for a very long time. there is an oyster and once they've arrived at the beds his job begins. so we're in the right place. but once everything secure the catch has to be loaded into the rowboat and that's where the big. if you know the fun of dirty job this probably isn't for you each will pretty much guarantees you a seawall to show on the fingers and plenty of unwelcome guests. little crowds in there as well as going to stop. them soon
can be surprisingly hard to find. so this kind of reading program apparent doesn't yield too many oysters they're quite rare so you see we've got tons and tons of mussels but only. hidden among them. when even the needle in the haystack. game is cruel. this still huge to my muscles locally. and there's definitely no shortage of them. so this is going to be one of the big easy of the light be the see we've got a lot under twenty. muscles appearing bathing crabs and fish and of course. it's good to eat seafood when it's this fresh unfortunately. there's no shortage of experience because. for. so. many over the first three months excessive that's where i would have nature's great effort. you don't get that much fresher than this. not to mention extremely
tasty. so i have my long journey over. but i'm not sure that even the most generous marine biologist would count mussels among the small to screech is. intelligent animals are eating. well when you're behind a black sea tough to find. hello to. say hello to zurich. three beautiful. they've been living in performing here at the dolphinarium for more than ten years. beginning technique down to a fine. but this is probably the best quickest way to make friends i think. this
and a beast way. but you can. unfortunately like. the world. but as they say sometimes one man's trucks can be another man's treasure or in this case another woman's treasure . what did she run the waste problem in sacks production and some bottles here you can see waists from shoes production just like you was. still in and used sacks seven years ago. gave up her practice is
a doctor to become an artist and the mentalist. recycling is still rare in russia and is a common sight nima has opened. to try and draw attention to the damage the waste is doing to the local area there boy it's always a pain to see the earth tone in into a garbage can i try to collect some of the rubbish but of course my efforts were in vain the trash was not getting smaller many people just don't understand me i don't know how to explain it to them my idea is to make people remember my work and everything that i have taken care of before the litter i want them to remember my beloved black sea and the fish it'll be great if they begin doing such things even better than me i mean or offer to give me a quick lesson in how to make plastic bunter stick that isn't there let's make a fish ok come on we're making a little addition for biggest installation a sculpture that's intended to represent the whole of the black sea thirty first
let's get rid of unnecessary stuff here is the fairmont gun take a look it's not clear if it's a fish yet but now we're going to shape it look here is the tail. and now we're going to color it and it will become absolutely fabulous. yes beautiful. perfect and no you should shake it a little bit to let the paint spread. exactly sure what breed of fish we were creating but it was pretty colorful and once the finishing touches had been added it was ready to take its place in the gallery for what we go james and here is here to make this work if you know now you
have your own facing the back seat that's right into the sea find a nice place behind hope she'll have a happy life. to me and to think you can transform this rubbish into something really rather beautiful and hopefully the people who see it when people think a little bit more before they chuck away that next place that before. but taking a look at that sculpture of the black sea reminded me of another thing i haven't quite have the time for us. i've been busy here in the textile almost forgot about my favorite things in the seaside. and it is up here.
i am. more than a month. in one of the most extreme environments on the planet this is antarctica and people have to be aware that they are far away from civilization sean thomas discovers flight makes antarctica so special and attractive for many life. and friends an. expedition to the bottom of the earth.
so far a much more have the chance to meet a few of the black seas marine animals but i've heard that up there in the hills there were plenty more drawing lines the least most of the time. this isn't just an ordinary it's a rescue and a retirement center for injured addicts performing on the walls. enjoying her early morning ball. full report looks after more than sixty different species and i met up with head keeper. until he started working here three years ago because i was a hunter but it seems like the animals don't generally crunches. let's go buddy this is the himalayan band both don't you want to say how long you want to have fun and once he's only ten months old growing like a weed he's a fairly sap now but when he gets big. he's going to be about
a hundred. and i think he's. great i'm having fun and biting everything in his meat. every careful. but. then if you think bellew's a handful weightily meet his friends next door. is a baby. with a spate of recent births the zoo now has around three hundred animals and they've set up a nursery for their baby pig cats why can't we get along my place. my genes the most use of becoming a delicious treat and just a few months ago they welcomed one of the world's rarest animals this little is adam a baby. and the son of two confiscated tigers so he really is a little nervous. and you can already see. that it's not going to be too long
before. he's going to be the world's biggest cat and a bit of a killer and i'm hoping he's going to be gentle with me. here have been rescued from poachers or from circuses but some come from rather more unusual backgrounds. this is grigori he lived with her grandmother in know what. he was living in a simple flat for a long time is more than ten years old grandmother has brought him here some three years ago she was a very old woman she brought to bear here in a car without any cage just using a leash she cooked a big delicious cake for him that grandmother is just too old to look after him. i'm just going to bed living in a grammy flat now. spare room. i never seem to have such a bond of trust with so many different creatures it was like being around
a real life dr doolittle and hopes that the fountains of visitors who come to the park take a new appreciation of the animals away with them. having survived my visit to the safari park with minor cuts and bruises i figured it was time to visit one of the black seas more sedate tourist attractions then maybe get myself something to eat. one thing you learn quite quickly about the russians is that they love their bread whether it's brown blanc roy it pretty much comes with everything but we just call it strange that in the two years i've been travelling around this country i've never seen one of those. it's a ripple of a mill that was grinding flour in this area more than a century ago and with the help of a few modern improvements it's back in business. the history of this company is fairly typical of russia founded in eight hundred ninety five it was nationalized in one thousand eight team. in the one nine hundred thirty s.
it was renamed sickle and. and wasn't service until the early one nine hundred sixty s. . a few years ago the original mill was stripped transported and rebuilt here and the old gears were given a new lease of life. there are also new parts to this windmill but it really is a timeless bit of engineering. just by the wind power and that energy. is then converted down here by these wheels. and this one is part of the original nineteenth century mechanism for women still running today. which means these two parts of the grinding stereo. we get flour the same way it's been produced for hundreds of years. and making it is a really simple process the so. they get. and
now follow me. here is a receiving monk or. this week here that's now the process is already underway plenty of needing in baking. time for a snack. ok so i've heard of a ploughman's lunch but i'm guessing this is a miller's milk. bread and they were there are. this mill may be an example of the region's recent history but they're all relics along the shoreline that date back to antiquity. this is the ancient city of gold the pier was home to thousands of people until it was destroyed in the third century a.d. and it's one of the best preserved examples. of the city on the russian coast.
the greeks who settled here named their city after a samarian king and its ruins cover around forty. it's still possible to wander through the so is of great houses and you can even discover the citizens favorite tipple. i bet that this would have been one of the most popular places back in the days of the cuz it's the remains of an ancient winery people would have crushed the grapes here the juice then would have come down these forests and into these enormous buckets. show you. down here. unfortunately. always go now of course it is rainwater but back in the day this would have held the equivalent of thousand bottles. you may have been long since deserted but the descendants of its greek settlers are still in the area and they still have a passion for the grape. this is russia's wine country around sixty percent of the
crop comes from around this area and about to meet the people who make some of the best. these. grapes yes and this is a very important sign of the. fish. and his family are almost ready to start making the latest batch of their famous and. so much depending on the use of stretch they will set you back around fifty dollars but the grapes went destined for the. my father. oh yes the beginning. is bringing in the harvest he likes to have a few friends. of the old greek tradition. where it's.
there was a pretty big power of grapes to crush so it seemed to take the. music is supposed to get everyone stomping away in a nice uniform rhythm but lumia greek slipping around on fifty kilos of grapes takes some doing. and i was about to get my reward from them being a foot. so i think. we definitely deserve a drink thank you very much. continue the evening but i want to take a stroll across a number of the regions before i called my plane back to moscow. when it's this windy even plenty of wine won't keep you warm. and his
son max can run a t.v. tours along the dunes here. and also tackling the dunes it certainly beats walking back to the hotel. it may have been getting chilly but as a born and bred seaside town boy i was sad to be leaving the black sea coast it may not boast the infrastructure of some of the famous mediterranean resorts but with months of sunshine and relatively low prices and no troublesome visa receivers is easy to see why millions of russians come here for the summer holidays it's a place to relax bring the family and enjoy the warm especially water that russia has to offer.
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news live from moscow this is r.t. with me thanks for joining us economic turmoil in the euro zone is turning off turkey from joining the european union opinion poll suggests that the country wants so came to join is having second thoughts with its own economy booming while the users in cale's. explains why tech is gone quarter day here. if you talked about turkey in the e.u. ten years ago turkey's hopes of joining would have been inseparable from joining the euro not any more turkey's attitude in short can be summed up very simply very glad we're not part of the euro took on the streets seem to have a wide range of opinions on the euro but the country's doorstep europe's economy is worse now turkey's is improving turkey is improving in all fields but europe is going backwards so we don't need them. to fish people are using the euro as an
investment to earn money your is a more reliable and turkish money because people don't want to save their money in the euro. but few invest in euros. get more than leave the euro is also stronger than dollars having said that i don't want to risk investing. but academics analyzing public opinion have found a common logic in decisions about the euro people polled don't care about wider economics but about their own personal finances so my pocketbook or economy is actually beyond the important factors that make me euro skeptic or euro file public opinion analysts keen to point out that further economic integration into europe doesn't just mean money and that people shouldn't only think about their pocketbook economics they have to take into account the freedom of movement of labor the freedom of service you know service these are all integrated any other so it's not